Help us help Leroy

Hello everyone, and thank you so much for stopping by. We’re so grateful for your love and support. Many of you know Leroy, our wonderful red heeler who has been like our first child for the past 6 years — and most recently, a loving big brother to Kellen.

A few days ago we took our sweet pup to the vet and we were hit with some devastating news: Leroy has cancer. Specifically, “apocrine gland adenocarcinoma of the anal sac.” We’ve been crushed knowing that our little guy is in pain, but we’re hopeful that we can help him.

The vet has given us a great course of action, including working with oncologists and surgeons to create a chemotherapy and surgery plan for him after we do some labs. But to make things even harder, the bills will run at least $3,875for these necessary procedures.

With a brand new baby and Tyler in his residency, taking care of our fur baby will be tougher than ever, and we’re asking with heavy but hopeful hearts that you can help us help him. With a little bit of help from friends and family, we can ensure that Leroy feels no pain, and that he has a happy, healthy life for a few more years.

Leroy has been our best pal for so long — through four moves, two states, a wedding, med school, and a new baby. Please consider helping us with a small monetary donation that can save his life and keep him from suffering. Our family thanks you with more gratitude than we’ll ever be able to express.

All our love,
Kaitlyn, Tyler, Kellen, and Leroy
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Kaitlyn Slattery 
Oceanside, CA
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